Lead Clinician (Case Manager)

North Bendigo, Victoria, au
Company: Bendigo Health Care Group
Category: Community and Social Service Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 19:10:03

This position with the Adult Mental Health Service is based in Castlemaine and provides services to the surrounding region. 

Work in an environment that offers:

  • A strong attitude to teaching and supportive staff

  • A short commute to work

  • Flexible working hours so that you can balance your life commitments

  • The ability to make a difference to our patients/residents/clients

  • The Position 

    Position Title:  Lead Clinician (Case Manager)
    Department:  Castlemaine Community Mental Health
    Classification:  RPN3, OT2, SW2
    Salary per hour (exc. super): As per EBA
    Hours per fortnight:  64
    Employment Status:  Part Time - Fixed Term

    You will:

  • Join a friendly and supportive team of multi-disciplinary professionals

  • Treat and support patients by providing psychiatric triage, intake, assessment, treatments and short-term interventions

  • Provide psycho-education and therapy for patients of Psychiatric Services and their families/carers

  • Formulate, monitor and maintain an Individual Service Plan for each patient in consultation with clients, families, carers and members of your team

  • Identify, engage and include other key community agencies and service providers involved in the provision of rehabilitation, recovery, support, and discharge planning consistent with the patients and family/carer(s) needs

  • Bendigo Health

    Our 700 bed state of the art hospital was built in 2017. We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. We have all of the latest technologies allowing our 4500 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Our teams are friendly and we offer a supportive working environment for career progression. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements and generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff.

    The Team

    The Clinical Operations Division encompasses acute and mental health services. We provide a wide range of general medical, surgical and speciality services including; Oncology, Cardiology, Renal, Emergency, Women’s and Children’s, Critical Care, Specialist Clinics and Mental Health Services.

    The Mental Health Service provides psychiatric care and treatment across a large catchment area in Victoria stretching from Swan Hill in the north of the state to Gisborne in the south. Family sensitive practice is central to our models of mental health care and best practice ensures the identification, inclusion and support of families, carers and children.

    About Castlemaine

    Castlemaine is renowned for its arts scene, rich gold rush history and an increasingly popular fine food destination. It is a foodies delight with excellent pub fare, artisanal producers, cafes, restaurant as well as breweries, cideries and wineries. Only 1.5 hours from the centre of Melbourne and half an hour from Bendigo, it has a strong supportive community base with good schools and excellent infrastructure making it an ideal location for families wanting to experience the country air and escape the city.

    Diversity and Inclusion

    Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

    How to apply

    For further information on the position please refer to the position description available on our website www.bendigohealth.org.au. Applications are to be submitted online. If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the onboarding process.

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